What accomplishment of Meyer Wolfsheim's does Gatsby describe to Nick? How does Nick react?
In chapter 4, Nick Carraway travels into New York City with Jay Gatsby for lunch and is introduced to Gatsby's shady business partner, Meyer Wolfshiem. After accidentally confusing Nick Carraway as a man interested in a business "gonnegtion," Meyer proceeds to tell Nick that Gatsby is an "Oggsford" man, who is a quintessential gentleman. After Meyer leaves the restaurant, Nick asks Gatsby if Meyer is an actor. Gatsby then explains to Nick that Meyer Wolfshiem is a successful gambler who was responsible for fixing the 1919 World Series . This information surprises Nick and he is astonished that someone could even pull off an accomplishment of that...
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